A Natural Ecology Lab Along the Delaware River in the First State to Require K-12 Climate Education

When New Jersey two years ago became the first U.S. state to require climate change education in its elementary schools, John Moore found himself ideally placed as a hands-on educator at Palmyra Cove Nature Park on the Delaware River . Palmyra, New Jersey State Park, once a river “dredge spoil” dump, is a 250-acre ecosystem with wetlands, forests, a river bank, and an Earth Observing Institute for students Moore retired from high school teaching after 28 years and became an Einstein Fellow of the National Science Foundation (NSF), thinking his teaching career was over. But he returned to his passion…

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Teachers at largest Springfield high school told to remove Pride flags

The principal of Springfield’s largest high school told “a handful” of teachers Monday to take down the Pride flags displayed in their classrooms. Kickapoo High School Principal Bill Powers ordered educators to remove the flags by the end of Tuesday, and all have complied, the district confirmed. “I am writing today regarding the Pride flag that each of you has in your classroom,” Powers wrote in the email obtained by the News-Leader. “It was recently brought to my attention that we should not display the flags.” Skills referred to by workers GBCB school board policy —approved in 2014 and updated…

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UVU Where in the World Are You: Finland | News @ UVU | News @ UVU

Hailey Hadley, a UVU student studying to become a high school history teacher, is passionate about the Utah Valley University study abroad experience she had this summer in Finland . He said it is an experience that no student of the education department should miss. “You can learn the steps they’re using to try to improve their schools and you can apply that to your own teaching,” she said. “I think this is something that any student in the education program should really do.” Hadley said it was valuable to interact with students, teachers and administrators from various Finnish schools…

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South Korea can’t hold on to an education minister

South Korea is poised to name what would be its fourth education minister – or candidate for the post – in just over three months, raising concerns that political upheaval has left the university agenda on the back burner. staked Park Soon-ae resigned earlier this month just 34 days into her term, following a backlash against plans to lower the school entry age. His brief tenure came just months after President Yoon Suk-Yeol’s first appointee to the post, former Hankuk University of Foreign Studies president Kim In-Chul, announced he would drop his nomination amid allegations of nepotism linked to university…

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School Choice Activist DeAngelis: We’re Winning Education Revolution

More parents than ever are taking their kids out of failing public schools and educating them in the way that benefits them most, whether that’s in a private or charter school, or through homeschooling. In the vanguard of the fight to achieve school choice across the nation is Corey DeAngelis. DeAngelis is a senior fellow at the American Federation for Children, adjunct senior fellow at the Reason Foundation, and executive director at the Educational Freedom Institute. He joins this episode of “The Daily Signal Podcast” to discuss how school choice is gaining ground, and how proponents can keep the momentum…

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Board of Education revises timeline for new director search | News

The Board of Education met on August 11 for a regularly scheduled meeting. Discussions revolved around normal school business, all of which was approved, and a revised schedule for hiring the new superintendent of schools. The change in the schedule of specially called meetings was made to include the newly elected Michael Cothron in the process. The board proposed revoking the previously approved schedule for the process of selecting a new director. The motion was seconded and approved. The new schedule changes to: September 2, candidate review; September 6, first round of interviews; September 12, second round of interviews; and…

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